Breaking News: Salman Butt to change his name to ‘Salman Khan’ in an attempt to prove innocence

Finally, the faith in Indian judiciary got restored today, as the Bombay HC proved Salman Khan not guilty. This news created a sense of euphoria amongst Salman fans and the scores who love to drink and drive believing that they have inherited the streets. There were also concerned citizens wondering the laws of the land.

Taking a cue from this verdict, Salman’s namesake from the country, which desperately wants to play cricket with India has decided to change his name in an attempt to prove his innocence.

Yes, we are talking of Salman Butt the former Pakistan captain who was caught in an ugly spot-fixing scandal five years ago. Speaking exclusively to the writer, Salman (Butt) said, “I am a great fan of Salman bhai and his personality. He is so popular that even the judges believe he is innocent just by looking at his name. In Bajrangi Bhaijaan, even police from our country let him go despite trespassing and entering here without documents. I think it’s time for me to change my name as well.

I will change my name from Salman Butt to Salman Khan and I am sure they will set me free. They will acquit me and set me free as an innocent cricketer who never indulged in match fixing! Misbah-ul-Haq will retire soon and I hope to take over. Salman bhai has been a source of huge inspiration.”

This inspiration part has shaken Butt’s driver, who the writer had planned to interview. As per reports Butt’s driver who has been keenly following the ‘hit and run case’, left the job and ran away immediately when he learnt about his master’s “source of huge inspiration”!

Please note this is a humour article — work of pure fiction

[Devashish Palkar, an MBBS student, A sports afficionado, news addict and a patient of OCSD ( Obsessive Compulsive Satirical Disorder)].